A Tribute to Bernard Herrmann

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Whether writing music for Alfred Hitchcock or Orson Wells, Francois Truffaut or Martin Scorsese this composer was in a league of his own. 

Music highlighted in this episode

Prelude from Vertigo

Bernard Herrmann

London Philharmonic Orchestra

London 443 895

1958

Finale from Citizen Kane

Bernard Herrmann

National Philharmonic Orchestra

RCA 707

1940

Music from Jane Eyre

Bernard Herrmann

London Philharmonic Orchestra

London 443 895

1943

Concerto Macabre for piano and orchestra from Hangover Square

Bernard Herrmann

Joaquinn Achucarro, piano / National Philharmonic Orchestra

RCA 707

1945

Finale from The Day the Earth Stood Still

Bernard Herrmann

National Philharmonic Orchestra

London 443 895

1950

Overture, Variations and Finale from Citizen Kane

Bernard Herrmann

London Philharmonic Orchestra

London 443 895

1940

Sleigh Ride and Swing Your Partners from The Devil and Daniel Webster

Bernard Herrmann

London Philharmonic Orchestra

London 443 895

1940

Prelude, Terror, Farewell and Finale from The Day the Earth Stood Still

Bernard Herrmann

National Philharmonic Orchestra

London 443 895

1950

The duel with the skeleton from The Seventh Voyage of Sinbad

Bernard Herrmann

National Philharmonic Orchestra

London 443 895

1958

Triton from Jason and the Argonauts

Bernard Herrmann

National Philharmonic Orchestra

London 443 895

1963

Concerto Macabre for piano and orchestra from Hangover Square

Bernard Herrmann

Joaquinn Achucarro, piano / National Philharmonic Orchestra

RCA 707

1945

Finale from Gulliver’s Travels

Bernard Herrmann

National Philharmonic Orchestra

London 443 895

1961

The Nautilus from Mysterious Island

Bernard Herrmann

Moscow Symphony Orchestra

Tribute 1001

1961

Music from Jane Eyre

Bernard Herrmann

London Philharmonic Orchestra

London 443 948

1943

A Portrait of ‘Hitch’ from The Trouble with Harry

Bernard Herrmann

London Philharmonic Orchestra

London 443 895

1955

Prelude from Vertigo

Bernard Herrmann

London Philharmonic Orchestra

London 443 895

1958

Music from North by Northwest

Bernard Herrmann

London Philharmonic Orchestra

London 443 895

1959

Psycho – narrative and murder from Psycho

Bernard Herrmann

London Philharmonic Orchestra

London 443 895

1960

Suite from Torn Curtain

Bernard Herrmann

City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra

London Silva 1101

1966

Prelude from Farenheit 451

Bernard Herrmann

National Philharmonic Orchestra

London 443 895

1966

Taxi Driver from Taxi Driver

Bernard Herrmann

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Milan 35817

1976

Finale from Farenheit 451

Bernard Herrmann

National Philharmonic Orchestra

London 443 895

1966

Throne Room from Star Wars

John Williams

London Symphony Orchestra

Sony 51333

1977

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